Becoming a coach or leader is a great way of enjoying athletics and running. Whether you are an athlete looking for a new dimension to your role in the sport, a parent wanting to get more involved or are inspired by seeing how coaches have made a difference to people’s lives coaching has plenty to offer.
County championships will be taking place across England this summer. The vast majority of events will be happening in May with some counties also arranging additional events to take place at other times.
An Understanding Eating Disorders workshop will be held on 3rd April in Northampton. This free workshop is run by Allie Outram, a BACP accredited psychotherapist, and ex-international endurance athlete. It is available to all coaches on the National Coach Development Programme and a limited number of places are also available for any other interested local coaches.
Six visually impaired (VI) adults attended a fantastic running taster session expertly led by Run Leader Sara Davies. After some introductions the participants were all matched up with trained guide runners who had kindly agreed to support the event.